Today’s(February 02, 2022) Important News Headlines
In this daily series, we bring the Daily Important News Articles for UPSC Current Affairs(Prelims & Mains) Preparation, to make reading newspapers a simple, effective and time-saving task. We cover important articles for the GS paper of UPSC prelims along with four general studies papers (GS I, GS II, GS III and GS IV) as per the UPSC Mains syllabus.
Relevance(P & M)
|GS 3||1||Medium WAVE||Q. This years’ Budget, sets the stage for an Amrit Kaal (time of nectar) over the next 25 years, culminating in a vision for India in 2047. What are the key factors which will lead to achieving this?|
|GS 3||1||5G services to roll out in FY23: Sitharaman||Q. Telecommunication in general, and 5G technology in particular, can enable growth and offer job opportunities. Discuss.|
|GS 3||2||Unchanged tax slabs disappointing||1. Finance Bill
2. Direct Tax
4. Tax Buoyancy
|GS 3||2||Budget extends more sops for IFSC||1. International Financial Services Centre (IFSC)|
|GS 3||2||Tax incentive to start-ups extended for a year||Q. Start-ups have emerged as drivers of growth for our economy. Over the past few years, the country has seen a manifold increase in successful start-ups. Discuss.|
|GS 3||4||Growth Budget||1. Tax-to-GDP ratio.
2. Fiscal Consolidation.
3. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)
4. Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS)
5. CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency)
|GS 3||5||Foundation for Digital India 2.0||Digital India 2.0|
|GS 3||5||Digital rupee to arrive in new fiscal, to use blockchain tech.||Q. Introduction of Central Bank Digital Currency will give a big boost to the digital economy. Digital currency will also lead to a more efficient and cheaper currency management system. Discuss.|
|GS 3||6||Job creation gets fresh impetus||1. Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY)
2. e-Shram portal
|GS 3||9||A growth-oriented, pragmatic Budget||Q. The Budget’s priority areas — Gati Shakti, inclusive development, sunrise opportunities, energy and climate action, and financing of investment — set the vision for the country’s future. Discuss.|
|GS 3||13||T.N. urges Kerala to increase outflow from Siruvani dam||Siruvani dam|
|GS 2||Text(01)||The strategy behind North Korea’s missile tests||IRBM (Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile)|
|GS 2 & GS 3||Text(02)||The FTA talks between India and the United Kingdom||FTA|